Parasitidae

plural noun
Par·​a·​sit·​i·​dae

Definition of Parasitidae

: a large family of parasitoid mites with rather short legs, hard body, no eyes, and retractile jaws

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History and Etymology for Parasitidae

New Latin, from Parasitus, type genus (from Latin, parasite) + -idae

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“Parasitidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Parasitidae. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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